Getting Involved in Research

Why Choose Undergraduate Research?

The importance of experiential learning

As a tier-one research university, UC Davis offers an overwhelming amount of undergraduate research opportunities.

How Do I Find My Research Passion? 

Getting specific: identifying research interests

Evolution and Ecology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Plant Biology—no matter your discipline, there are plenty of research opportunities at the College of Biological Sciences.

How Do I Connect with Faculty Researchers? 

Making faculty introductions 

Now that you’ve identified your research passions and the research setting you’d like to work in, it’s time to take the next step and introduce yourself to faculty researchers.